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We are victims! Argentina fumes at British ‘colonialists’ in Falkland Islands fury

In March 2013, the Falkland Islands held a referendum on its status. 99.8 percent of inhabitants polled voted in favour of remaining a British overseas territory. In a video to mark forty years since the end of the conflict yesterday (Tuesday), Ms Truss said: “Forty years ago, the Union flag flew over Government House in […]

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Falkland heroes: Royal Navy’s harrowing shipwreck dive prevented NATO disaster – EXCLUSIVE

Falklands War: Ben Fogle uncovers document Dubbed Operation Blackleg, the saturation diving team, led by Lieutenant Commander Mike Kooner, was tasked with salvaging the wreck of HMS Coventry. The Type 42 destroyer was sunk by an Argentine Air Force A-4 Skyhawks on May 25, 1982. The horror attack took the lives of 19 sailors and […]

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‘Didn’t feel like we were winning’ Falkland veteran describes his first hours in war

Cpl Paul Moore with .50 calibre ammo belt (Image: Derek Broadbent) A bitter 10-week conflict would finally see the British overseas territory liberated. But that victory seemed far from secure when Paul Moore, an airborne engineer attached to 3 Para, gazed down into Falkland Sound on May 22, barely 24 hours after he had landed […]

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Falkland veteran likens Putin to ‘Argentine Junta’ over Ukraine ‘Very unpleasant people!’

Admiral Lord West has spoken out on the 40 year anniversary of the start of the Falklands war to condemn Russian actions in Ukraine. The former Chief of Defence Intelligence and First Sea Lord went as far as to liken Vladimir Putin to the Argentine junta branding them “a very, very unpleasant group of people.” […]

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‘They are not English!’ Argentina reignites Falkland tensions with furious BBC interview

Argentine’s President Alberto Fernandez has marked the 40th anniversary of the Falklands war by unleashing a furious attack on Britain in an interview with the BBC. Even 40 years after the war, recent polls suggest that as much as 80 percent of Argentines see Britain as “illegally occupying” the island. A total of 649 Argentine […]

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UK

Brexit News: Falkland Islands show China is UK’s most dangerous enemy | UK | News

China is currently hosting the Winter Olympic Games, with the world’s eyes watching the competition for another fortnight. But during the sporting bonanza, Beijing has used the time to foster closer ties with countries such as Argentina. The Latin American country stakes a claim to the British Overseas Territory of the Falkland Islands, over which […]

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Canada

Bitter row over Falkland Islands as officials seek ban on British flights to the territory

A BITTER row has erupted with officials in Argentina seeking to ban British flights to the territory. All copyrights for this article are reserved to Daily Express :: World Feed

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They won't give up! Desperate Argentina to beg UN to intervene in Falkland Islands row

The UK has always stood firm against the UN’s resolutions that propose a dialogue between the two countries. Despite this Argentine officials Felipe Solá and Daniel Filmus will be present their arguments this Thursday in New York. The officials will attempt to obtain support from the 29 members of the UN’s “Decolonization Committee”. Daniel Filmus, […]